Medifast meals are the staple of the Medifast weight Loss method. Each serving counts as one meal out of your daily Medifast meal count. Meals are completely interchangeable. Each serving counts as one meal out of your daily Medifast meal count.
Choose from over 65 different weight loss meal options.
Whether you desire something sweet, savory, chewy, crunchy, hearty, hot, or cold, Medifast has your cravings covered.
Each Medifast meal is fortified with the essential vitamins and minerals you need for a healthy, sustained weight loss. Our carbohydrate-controlled, low-fat meals are all based on a similar nutritional footprint, so you’re assured of getting great nutrition every day.
You can have your lean and green meals any time of day—breakfast, lunch, dinner, or in between—whatever works best for your schedule. If you like, you can divide the meal into two portions and eat half of it at a time. The choice is yours.
Every lean and green meal includes 5 to 7 oz. of lean protein, plus three servings of vegetables and up to two servings of healthy fats, depending on your lean protein choices. You put it all together to create an “official lean and green meal” or you can break it up throughout the day to reach your daily nutritional requirement.
Choose the appropriate serving size of any protein from the Medifast Lean Options list. We’ve broken down protein options into the Lean, Leaner, and Leanest. All options are appropriate for the all Medifast weight loss plans—we've just divided it this way to help you make informed food choices.
If you require meatless choices, please refer to our Meatless Options List.
Each day, you’ll choose three servings from our Green Options list for each of your lean and green meals.
Again, to make it easy for you, we’ve broken down vegetable options into Lower, Moderate, and Higher Carbohydrate levels. All options are appropriate for the all Medifast weight loss plans.
If up until now you had visions of bland meat and vegetables in your head, please stop now.
If you find yourself craving a little something extra, you’ll be happy to know that Medifast Achieve requires that you treat yourself to a healthy snack every day. Please snack away! Medifast offers a variety of healthy snack options, as well as list of grocery options you can enjoy.
Keep the spice in your life while you lose weight! To flavor your meals and make your weight-loss plan more enjoyable, you have the option of adding condiments to your daily lean and green selections. Really, you can add them to any meal you choose. Our Condiments List will show you what you can add to your daily plan to spice up your meals. You’ll be surprised!
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Medifast makes no claim that these results are representative of all participants on the Medifast Program. Medifast recommends you consult with a physician before starting a weight-loss program. Medifast is the brand recommended by more than 20,000 doctors since its founding.
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